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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies B.A.

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Heeman Kim
Coordinator, Asian Studies
(470) 578-2431


General Education (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.   

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Lower Division Language Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Six Hours of 2000-Level Asian Languate (the two courses must be in the same language).  If the B.A. in Asian Studies ACFTL Asian language proficiency requirement is met, two courses in the KSU undergraduate catalog should be taken.

Research Method (3 Credit Hours)

Choose One:

Upper Division Major Requirements (21 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Asian Language Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Note:  A student who demonstrates an intermediate oral and writing proficiency on the ACTFL scale in one of the following languages meet the language requirement for the B.A. in Asian Studies:  Cambodian, Cantonese, Chinese, Hindi, Hmong, Indoesian, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Lao, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu, or Vietnamese.  A student who meets the Asian language requirement has two options:

  1. Learn a second Asian language offered at KSU: Chinese, Japanese, or Korean; or
  2. Replace the 12-credit hours of Asian language requirement with any four courses from the Asian Studies Concentrations. It is suggested that students take a 2nd Asian Studies Concentration (a collection of four courses, 12 credit hours).

Asian Studies Concentrations (21 Credit Hours)

Choose four courses in one concentration, and one course from EACH of the other three concentrations for a total of seven (7) courses and 21 credit hours.

2. History and Politics Concentration

TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Concentration

Free Electives (6 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

** This course is offered online.

*** This course is available for students of other concentrations.

University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.   

Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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